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EtymologyEdit

17th century. From Hindi रैयत (raiyat, peasant), from Urdu رعیت(ra'iyat, peasant), from Persian رعیت(ra'eyat, population, peasants), from Arabic رَعِيَّة(raʿiyya, flock, herd).

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ryot (plural ryots)

  1. (India) A farmer or tiller of the soil.

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